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  • Posted: Aug 8, 2017
    Deadline: Aug 14, 2017
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    John Snow, Inc., and our nonprofit JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., are public health management consulting and research organizations dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities throughout the world. JSI's mission is to improve the health of underserved people and communities and to provide a place where people of passion...
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    Program Officer - AIDSFree

    Program Summary

    • AIDSFree is a global program managed by John Snow Inc. and funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
    • In Nigeria, AIDSFree is implementing a new initiative to strengthen the sustainability of condom programming using a Total Market Approach (TMA).
    • The Project is recruiting a Program Officer (PO) to provide project management support.
    • The Program Officer will provide day-to-day support to project implementation, ongoing communication, and routine monitoring of the project workplan.
    • The Program Officer will work closely with all technical and administrative teams and report to the Chief of Party (COP) or his designate.

    Main Responsibilities

    • Manages routine communications with project stakeholders
    • In collaboration with the COP and Technical advisors, coordinates and provides input to workplan development and monitoring.
    • Appropriately consults with COP and the home-office Country Team to help make informed decisions
    • Facilitates and participates in the development of, and/or the timely completion/review of project reports
    • Attends project-related and task team technical meetings, and debriefings.
    • Supports country team in facilitating collaborative relationships with partner organizations, donors and clients
    • Supports the teams to identify issues or potential risks and provides support to make informed decisions to address identified issues
    • Participate in teams and technical meetings, prepare and circulate meeting agendas; prepare and circulate draft minutes of meetings; and following review by supervisory staff, revise and circulate finalized minutes including follow-up on outstanding tasks identified during the meeting
    • Supports research and data collection activities of the project
    • Assists COP with dissemination of information on project innovations, program results, lessons learned, and provides information for the project website
    • Assists with administration and logistical arrangements for project workshops and meetings and maintains project technical files
    • Assist Project leadership and other project staff with administrative tasks as assigned
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the COP or his designate

    Job Qualifications

    • A Bachelor's Degree or higher Degree in the field of Pharmacy, Public Health, Public Administration or Project Management
    • Minimum 5 years of project management experience or other relevant work experience providing program support/implementation on health-related project
    • Good understanding of Nigeria's Health system and experience working on USAID's funded project
    • Excellent written and verbal English language skills
    • Ability to work comfortably with the MS Office package
    • Ability to work independently and to manage projects in a team setting, with minimal supervision
    • Strong organizational, problem solving and analytical skills
    • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and to meet demanding timelines

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send their CV's to: using "Program Officer" as the subject of the ma

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